ܢܡܘܣܐ

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Classical Syriac[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [nɑmosɑ(ʔ)] (singular)
  • IPA(key): [nɑmose(ʔ)] (plural)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek νόμος (nómos). Compare Arabic نَامُوس (nāmūs).

Noun[edit]

ܢܡܘܣܐ m (plural ܢܡܘܣܐ)

  1. law, ordinance, rule
  2. custom, usage
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek νομός (nomós).

Noun[edit]

ܢܡܘܣܐ m (plural ܢܡܘܣܐ)

  1. nome, prefecture, province (especially of Ancient Egypt)
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • "nmws" in the Comprehensive Aramaic Lexicon.
  • Louis Costaz, Syriac-English Dictionary, 1963, p. 205b
  • Jessie Payne Smith, A Compendious Syriac Dictionary Founded Upon the Thesaurus Syriacus of Robert Payne Smith, 1903, pp. 340b-341a
  • Michael Sokoloff, A Syriac Lexicon: A Translation from the Latin, Correction, Expansion, and Update of C. Brockelmann's Lexicon Syriacum, 2009, pp. 921b-922a